J6–Ode to Poetry

Eeek! Poetry. Hold on to your hats, boys and girls, as we plunge into an analysis of this complex art.   Poetry has always intimidated me. It’s such a complex and detailed art, I sincerely doubt my abilities in doing it justice and much less in ever mastering it. There it looms in front of … Continue reading J6–Ode to Poetry

J5–Just Something to Do with Shoes and Plaster Thrones

Assignment: have you ever been in a difficult situation that you didn't know how you would get out of? Oh, I had fun writing this: get a taste of my silly-goose, eight-year-old self--not that I've changed that much since then... 🙂   Honestly, the Lord has protected me in several dangerous occasions—from gun-fights to robberies. … Continue reading J5–Just Something to Do with Shoes and Plaster Thrones


“May the Lord of peace Himself give you His peace at all times and in every situation.” -2 Thessalonians 3:16   For some reason or other—maybe because I’m homeschooled, or perhaps because I’m cloistered in a monastery—public presentations aren’t naturally my strong suit. To put it frankly, I’m terrified of making a fool of myself … Continue reading J4–Peace